каня

BulgarianEdit

 
Червена каня

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *kaňa, probably of onomatopoeic origin akin to Bulgarian ча́йка (čájka, seagull). Compare English hen, French canard (drake) from Proto-Indo-European *kan- (to sing).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ка́ня (kánjaf

  1. kite (bird of genus Milvus)
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ReferencesEdit

  • каня¹ in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • каня (същ.) in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)
  • Georgiev Vl. I., editor (1979) , “каня²”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 2, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, page 212

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *kaniti. Cognate with Macedonian кани (kani, to invite), Serbo-Croatian ка́нити (to intend), Slovene kanīti/kániti (to agitate).

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VerbEdit

ка́ня (kánjaimpf

  1. (transitive) to invite, to incite
  2. (reflexive) (~ се) to intend
    Synonym: възнамеря́вам (vǎznamerjávam)
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Related termsEdit
  • ка́я (kája, to prompt, to instigate (suffering, regret)) (obsolete)

ReferencesEdit

  • каня in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • каня (гл.) in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)
  • Georgiev Vl. I., editor (1979) , “каня¹”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 2, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, page 211